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US Air Force Thunderbirds: Fighter jets fly over LA, Orange County in Southern California saluting front line workers -

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds conducted flyovers in Los Angeles, Orange County and other areas of Southern California today to honor local front line workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Get all the details on the flight path and schedule below.

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‘Do you really want to hurt, er, arrest me?’ Air Force colonel apprehended at Boy George concert

The colonel was evidently unable to handle the raging intensity of Culture Club.

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11 Things You Might Not Know About the U.S. Air Force

1. If you’re a weatherman in the Air Force, you’re probably a battle-hardened commando.

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'107 feet of fire-breathing titanium': A US Air Force major describes flying the fastest plane in history

In the 1960s, when a single military incident had the potential to spark a nuclear war, the US government needed a surveillance plane that absolutely could not be detected, intercepted, or shot down.

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US Air Force's Next X-37B Space Plane Mystery Mission to Test Thruster

The U.S. Air Force will test an innovative spacecraft thruster this month when it launches the latest mystery mission of its robotic X-37B space plane. A Hall thruster will be one of the payloads riding on the X-37B space plane when it la

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US Air Force's Secretive X-37B Space Plane Shatters Orbital Endurance Record

The U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane has broken its own all-time endurance record in orbit after more than 470 days of circling the Earth on a mystery mission for the American military. The miniature space shuttle launched on Dec. 11, 2012